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Beiaard Grootseminarie (Carrilon Major Seminary)
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When the Ten Duinen Abbey (now the Grootseminarie, or Major Seminary) was erected in 1628-1642, a carillon tower was built on the south-east corner of one of the wings that contained 26 bells. The bells were cast in 1637 by the bell-caster Joachim Blanpain. Part of it can still be seen today, as can the oldest one-piece automated playing mechanism in the Low Lands. As a homage to this legacy, the automatic chimes of 15 bells. It is a piece of heritage that still requires restoration.

Getting there

Potterierei 72, 8000 Brugge

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Nearest bus stop:
502113 Brugge Sabbestraat

Nearest station:
Station Brugge

Nearest parking:
Langestraat car park

Beiaard Grootseminarie (Carrilon Major Seminary)

Potterierei 72, 8000 Brugge

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